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Tonight: Touche Amore

Tonight, Californian post hardcore act Touce Amore will be rolling through Buffalo for the first time in a minute.  Fresh off of the release of their newest album on Epitaph records, title Stage Four, the scene veterans are sure to give you a taste of the new LP, along with some rippers off of their extensive back catalog….

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Every Time I Die at the Studio at Waiting Room (9/17/16)

If you’re from Buffalo and haven’t at least heard of Every Time I Die, there’s something wrong with you. The five piece has built a huge following in Buffalo and beyond over the years, but their hometown shows are always something special, usually on the brink of pure insanity. On September 23rd, the band will…

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Tonight: Carcass

Carcass is a name that bears a lot of weight in the metal community. One of the pioneers of technical melodic death metal and grind, the band hit their stride most infamously with their seminal album, Heartwork; a daring display of brutality and harmonized chaos. After breaking up in the mid-90’s the band reformed roughly…

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Just Announced: Joywave

After opening up for the Kooks last night at the Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls, Rochester’s next great hope, Joywave, will return to Buffalo in a headlining role set for Friday, October 9th at Waiting Room. The band has been on absolute fire this year, dropping its debut LP, How Do You Feel Now, earlier…

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Tonight: Hey Rosetta!

Tonight, the Studio at the Waiting Room is set to host Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta!, a lively orchestral pop seven-piece paired with bravado leads that fans of Ra Ra Riot, Landlady, or even Coldplay would enjoy.  Since forming in 2005, the septet have toured all over the world,  gaining a wide array of fans and press…

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Tonight: Talib Kweli

Legendary Brooklyn MC and righteous dude Talib Kweli brings true hip-hop to the Waiting Room this evening for a hotly anticipated show with K’Valentine. One half of seminal MC duo Black Star, Kweli is a true teacher and student of hip-hop. A product of the early 90’s New School that was always intrinsically aware of…

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Just Announced: Talib Kweli

Seasoned Brooklyn MC, Talib Kweli, will be in town this summer as part of his Midsummer Nights Dream Tour, which is set to include a stop at Waiting Room on Wednesday, July 15th. Going strong for 20 years, the Black Star member is one of the genre’s most socially conscious and thought provoking lyricists, so…

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The Wombats

It was eight years ago the Wombats burst onto the scene, just fresh-faced youngsters at the time armed with roaring guitars, hooks galore, and a cheeky sense of humor to them. Since then, the band’s sound and popularity have only grown, with the group experimenting with electronics, approaching darker subject matter, and thrilling crowds at…

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Just Announced: The Wombats

After gracing WNY earlier this summer with an appearance in Rochester, the Liverpudlian indie rock trio will next play Buffalo with a late Autumn visit to Waiting Room on November 25th. The band are hot off the heels of the release of their electropop-infused third album Glitterbug and will be sure to treat fans to a…

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Tonight: Shonen Knife

Legendary Osaka, Japan garage rockers, Shonen Knife, return to the Queen City to kick off their North American tour at a special benefit show tonight at Waiting Room for beloved community enterprise Music Is Art. Local punkers and post-punkers Healer, Lost Elysium, and Orations will open the show with Tokyo’s DJ Sashimi spinning records throughout…

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